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The Lion King (Live-action)

2019 | 118 min | K-12 | adventure, animation, drama

The future Lion King Simba admires his father, King Mufasa, and takes his royal duties seriously. Mufasa’s brother Scar – the ousted heir to the crown – weaves his plots.

The battle for the lordship full of betrayal, tragedy and drama, leads to Simba’s banishment. With the help of a couple of new, funny friends, Simba has to think about how to take back his place after growing up.

Directed by Jon Favreau. As original voice actors, e.g. Donald Glover, Beyoncé and Seth Rogen.

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About the movie


  • environmental studies
  • finnish


  • imagination growth
  • movie technology
  • rolemodels
  • succeeding
  • thought awakening

Educational levels

  • middle schools


  • adventure
  • animation
  • drama


  • growth story

Age limits

  • K-12


  • Walt Disney

For media educator

The "live-acted" reinterpretation of Disney's classic animation takes place in the majestic landscapes of nature documentaries, but the story is the same down to many lines, not forgetting the music. The film was made with cgi technology, which means that the animals are still the result of animation, but they look quite real. The Lion King is a story about the lust for power, guilt, legacy and coming of age.

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